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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
Town
St Helens
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85879
Current location

St Helen's Church
B3330 Eddington Road
St Helens
Isle Of Wight
PO34 5EF
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 62586 89974
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ornate marble tablet with decorated base and cornice. The tablet is flanked by carved swords, rifles and flags in relief and topped by a foliate design with latin inscription. The dedication is inlaid in black roman capitals.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF EDWARD GROSE ESQUIRE,/ LATE A CAPTAIN IN H. M. FIRST REGIMENT OF GUARDS,/ AND THE ONLY SON OF SIR NASH GROSE, KNIGHT,/ AND DAME MARY HIS WIFE./ HE FELL IN BATTLE AGAINST THE ARMIES OF FRANCE,/ THUS CROWNING IN THE DEFENSE OF/ NATIONAL AND GENERAL INDEPENDENCE A VICTORIOUS WARFARE,/ WHICH HAD EXTENDED FROM SPAIN TO FLANDERS,/ FROM CORUNNA AND CADIZ TO BAYONNE AND WATERLOO,/ HE DIED IN THE 32D YEAR OF HIS AGE,/ ON THE 16TH DAY OF JUNE A. D. 1815.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, unit and details of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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